Portrait of Sun Duoci

An in-painting tour from CAFA Art Museum

By CAFA Art Museum

Portrait of Sun Duoci (1936) by Xu BeihongCAFA Art Museum

The figure in this painting is Sun Duoci. It was produced in 1936, when the pair were in love.

This is one of the largest of Xu's single portraits.Xu's studio provides the backdrop, and the objects were placed there intentionally.

On the cabinet, there is a Greek statue that Xu brought back from Europe.

A plaster sculpture of Athena.

And face molds of Tolstoy and Lenin.

At the back on the left, there is a Chinese porcelain jar filled with scrolls on the ground.

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